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Jacobs Senior Coastal Engineer in Bur Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter and more connected. As part of our on-going collaboration with key clients throughout the Middle East and our ambitious growth plans, our Ports & Maritime team is expanding, and we welcome the opportunity to add further talent to Jacobs.

As a Senior Coastal Engineer, you will be working on a number of coastal maritime engineering projects throughout the Middle East. A committed and motivated engineer exhibiting strong technical skills and team participation to help drive projects toward successful completion. You will be responsible for the design and coordination of coastal and maritime infrastructure – responsible for the preparation of coastal engineering calculations, design drawings, design reports, specifications, tender documents and tender evaluations. You will be expected to coach junior engineers in technical aspects of coastal engineering.

Experience of the following is preferable:

  • Leading teams to deliver coastal engineering designs

  • Coastal structures design (beaches, groynes, breakwaters, revetments, scour protection, dredging and reclamation, concrete armour protection)

  • Waterfront development master plans, beaches and edge protection

  • Marina layout and design

  • Marine edge structures design (quay walls, piles, jetties)

  • Familiar with numerical modelling of coastal processes (wave transformation and penetration, hydrodynamics and sediment transport)

  • Familiar with CFD and physical modelling

  • Vessel navigation and mooring studies

  • Management of marine projects and design teams

  • Technical proposal preparation

  • Good confident communication, with good writing and presentation skills

  • Strong client facing skills

As a successful candidate you will be degree qualified from a recognized university in an appropriate field (Civil, Marine, Coastal, Ocean Engineering, or similar), as well as having 10-15 years of experience operating as a Coastal Engineer. Experience of working in the Middle East is advantageous as well as being a qualified member of a recognized institution or organization (to include but not necessarily be limited to ICE, IMarEST, APM, RICS, CIOB, AIA, RIBA).

Here’s What You’ll Need:

As a successful candidate you will be degree qualified from a recognized university in an appropriate field (Civil, Marine, Coastal, Ocean Engineering, or similar), as well as having 10-15 years of experience operating as a Coastal Engineer. Experience of working in the Middle East is advantageous as well as being a qualified member of a recognized institution or organization (to include but not necessarily be limited to ICE, IMarEST, APM, RICS, CIOB, AIA, RIBA).

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